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    Amapondo Backpackers Lodge

    Second Beach Road | Wildcoast, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
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    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    I had a great 2 day stay with Amapondo- great vibes, good music, friendly staff, nice accomodation and food. but the best thing about it was how the staff and friends helped me to recover my stolen cellphone. They went out of their way to...More

    Thank amyjewillson
    Response from Amapondo, Manager at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 29 March 2017

    We're delighted that you had a blast during your stay with us at Amapondo, Amy. And we'll never forget the thrilling adventure we all had tracking down the phone thief. The locals showed us the true meaning of 'Ubuntu' when they dropped whatever they were...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2017

    One of our best backpacking experiences to date! The facilities are quaint, beautiful and well maintained. The staff are friendly and helpful. The bar is equipped and will have patrons singing long into the nights with regular live entertainment. The food is reasonably priced and...More

    Thank Sheilaannroos
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 27 March 2017

    What a great review, thanks. We agree with everything you said except the last. If you knew our previous billing system, you would agree that this one is far better. However I am glad you brought it to our attention as we are always trying...More

    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    What can I say. Special place. We had one of the best trips ever. Beautiful views from the campsite, great hike to the waterfall and surrounding forest, awesome parties with photos to keep the embarrassment alive, awesome food, the staff eventually came to understand what...More

    Thank Jon M
    Response from Amapondo, Manager at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 May 2017

    Hehehehe back atcha Jon Thanks for the great review. Yep, the Wild Coast offers magnificent views and hikes, plenty of parties (we don't even know how to spell imbarassing down here), and our kitchen staff shall always willingly go the extra mile if need be...More

    Reviewed 14 February 2017

    The Amapondo Backpackers is a beautiful backpackers in the middle of the rainforest. The cottages are nice and everyone is very friendly. St port Jones is ine of the citys you have to visit when you travel alonge the wild coast. The nature is awesome...More

    1  Thank Ines-Lotta L
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 March 2017

    Thanks for a great review. We are very excited that our donkey is about to have a baby, so guests who come soon will meet her cute little baby donkey... Regards Neil

    Reviewed 25 January 2017

    We were in the Crystal Lodge and the view is just amazing. We also spent one night in a three bed room with a shared bathroom, I would not recommend that one. However, the self-Catering lodges are great, very romantic, with a great terrace to...More

    Thank didi638
    Response from Amapondo, Owner at Amapondo Backpackers LodgeResponded 28 January 2017

    Thanks for the great review and the three stars. Crystal House is amazing with its panoramic ocean views and spacious living room. Our Family rooms down at the bottom are not self-catering, as you mentioned, and I would definitely choose the Crystal House over a...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$21 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Port St Johns
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    Mhimbi
    20 February 2017|
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    Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
    Firstly, thanks Sandra P for your answers. Brian, please check our website, which is very comprehensive. PSJ is pretty safe and crime is rare, but we have security on site and a perimeter fence too. We can accommodate up... More
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    Zaheer1209
    16 November 2016|
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    Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
    Hi, sorry for the delay. No problems at all. Its a tar road all the way to the airstrip. You could even roller-skate to the top!
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    Zaheer1209
    10 November 2016|
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    Response from Amapondo | Property representative |
    Hi, sorry for the delay. If you havent come and gone already, please check out the Adventure section on our website where there are links, details and photos of all the coolest stuff to do in PSJ.
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